Stylist and designer Katie Lockhart of Everyday Needs has focused her eye on Martino Gamper, an Italian designer based in the UK who, as Lockhart says, "nurtures an interest in found and unwanted objects. Reworking furniture that he finds in skips and on the streets, he has created an eclectic and mismatched family of objects."
Last year I found a wooden table on the street in the worst shade of cheap wood stain. I walked past it twice on my way to the market, and then I turned back around. After a few coats of paint, the table is now one of my favorite pieces in my apartment.
A while back, a reader wrote asking for more color (his words might have been, "I love gray and white, but I need some other ideas!"). We came up with this casual living room featuring a single wall painted a bright absinthe-tinged yellow, with cheerful botanical-green accents. Recreate the look with the following elements: